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Kingston upon Thames
Surrey KT1 2EE

Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 9000

Prof Mukesh Limbachiya

School/Department: Natural & Built Environments
Position: Head of Natural and Built Environment


BE(Civil), MSc (Struct), PhD, CEng, FICE, FIMMM, FIMS

Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and the International Masonry Society, with a particular expertise in Sustainability and an experienced Researcher and Lecturer in Civil Engineering, Construction Materials and Management, and keen interest in Infrastructure Development for Modern Built Environment.

Over the last 20+ years I have contributed to the advancement of design, education, training, and led and manage research, as well as technology transfer projects in areas of Civil and Structural Engineering, including sustainable construction, cement science, concrete technology, waste material recycling for reuse, structural repair and maintenance, energy and environmental sustainability.

Educational and Professional Qualifications

  • 2012 - present Fellow- Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (FIMMM)
  • 2012 - present Fellow- Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE)
  • 2005 - 2011 Chartered Scientist (CSci)
  • 2005 - present Fellow- International Masonry Society (FIMS)
  • 2001 - present Chartered Engineer (CEng)
  • 2001 - 2012 Member- Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE)
  • 2001 - 2012 Member- ICE Construction Materials Journal Editorial Panel
  • 1999 - 2012 Member- Institute of Materials, Mineral & Mining
  • 1998 - 2010 Member- Concrete Society
  • 1998 - 2008 Member- RILEM TC-ECM
  • BE in Civil Engineering, India; MSc (Structural Engineering) - UMIST; PhD (Civil Engineering) - Sheffield Hallam University.

Research Interests

Concrete & Masonry Technology - Construction, Sustainable Construction and Recycling / Reuse of Waste Materials; Use of Euro-Cements in the UK Construction Industry, Innovations in Concrete Construction Applications, Risk Assessment and Whole Life Cost Analysis.

Teaching Area

Concrete Technology and Design; Construction Materials; Sustainable Concrete Technology; Recycled Materials; Structural Engineering; Concrete Design for Durability; Repair Technology; Civil Engineering Construction and Technology.

Other Professional Activity

Senior Member of the RILEM TC - ECM (Environment Conscious construction Materials & Systems), 1998-2008; ICE Construction Materials Journal Editorial Panel; Member of the UK Concrete Society Environmental Working Group, 2001-2008; Independent Consultant to the City & Guilds of London Institute, since 2001


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